The 50 Most Anticipated Films of 2017

Here, we have handpicked 50 most anticipated films of 2017 from across the globe, and across the genre that has grabbed our attention. Bookmark the page, we are sure many of these films might be your favorite by the end of the year.

1. A Cure for Wellness
Directed By: Gore Verbinski

“An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company’s CEO from an idyllic but mysterious “wellness center” at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa’s miraculous treatments are not what they seem.”

Starring: Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth, Dane DeHaan

Genre: Mystery, Thriller 

2. A Fantastic Woman
Directed By: Sebastian Lelio

“A waitress and singer struggles to recover from the death of her boyfriend.”

Starring: Daniela Vega

Genre: Drama 

3. Annihilation
Directed By: Alex Garland

“A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition where the laws of nature don’t apply.”

Starring: Natalie Portman, Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson

Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller 

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4. Anti-Porno
Directed By: Sion Sono

“Japan’s oldest major movie studio asks a batch of venerable filmmakers to revive its high-brow soft-core Roman Porno series.”

Starring: Ami Tomite, Mariko Tsutsui, Fujiko

Genre: Drama

5. Baby Driver
Directed By: Edgar Wright

“After being coerced into working for a crime boss, a young getaway driver finds himself taking part in a heist doomed to fail.”

Starring: Lily James, Jon Hamm & Jon Berntha

Genre: Action, Crime, thriller 

6. Based on a True Story
Directed By: Roman Polanski

“A writer goes through a tough period after the release of her latest book, as she gets involved with an obsessive admirer.”

Starring: Eva Green, Emmanuelle Seigner, Vincent Perez

Genre: Drama, Thriller

7. Battle of the Sexes
Directed By: Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris

“The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.”

Starring:  Emma Stone, Elisabeth Shue, Andrea Riseborough

Genre: Biography, Comedy, Sport

8. Blade Runner 2049
Directed By: Denis Villeneuve

“Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. K’s discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.”

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Jared Leto

Genre: Sci-Fi

9. Brawl in Cellblock 99
Directed By: Craig Zahler

“A former boxer-turned-drug runner lands in a prison battleground after a deal gets deadly.”

Starring: Jennifer Carpenter, Don Johnson, Vince Vaughn

Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller 

10. Call me by your Name
Directed By: Luca Guadagnino

“A romance between a seventeen-year-old boy and a summer guest at his parents’ cliffside mansion on the Italian Riviera.”

Starring:  Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg

Genre: Drama, Romance 

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11. Downsizing
Directed By: Alexander Payne

“A social satire in which a guy realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself.”

Starring: Neil Patrick Harris, Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig

Genre: Comedy, Drama 

12. Dunkirk
Directed By: Christopher Nolan

“Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, Canada, and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.”

Starring:  Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance

Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller

13. Free Fire
Directed By: Ben Wheatley

“Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a shootout and a game of survival.”

Starring: Enzo Cilenti, Sam Riley, Michael Smiley, Brie Larson

Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime

14. Geek
Directed By: Giuseppe Tornatore

“The coming-of-age story of a PhD student who works as a stuntwoman while reconciling past and present through a love story with an older astrophysics professor.”

Genre: Drama 

15. Good Time
Directed By: Ben Safdie & Joshua Safdie

“A bank robber finds himself unable to evade those who are looking for him.”

Starring:  Jennifer Jason Leigh, Robert Pattinson, Barkhad Abdi

Genre: Crime, Drama

16. Happy End
Directed By: Michael Haneke

“A drama about a family set in Calais with the European refugee crisis as the backdrop.”

Starring: Isabelle Huppert, Mathieu Kassovitz, Jean-Louis Trintignant

Genre: Drama

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17. I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore
Directed By: Macon Blair

“When a depressed woman is burglarized, she finds a new sense of purpose by tracking down the thieves alongside her obnoxious neighbor. But they soon find themselves dangerously out of their depth against a pack of degenerate criminals.”

Starring:  Melanie Lynskey, Elijah Wood, David Yow

Genre: Crime, Thriller

18. I Dream in Another Language
Directed By: Ernesto Contreras

“When a language dies, a unique vision of the world is lost forever.”

Starring:  Fernando Álvarez Rebeil, José Manuel Poncelis, Eligio Meléndez

Genre: Drama, Fantasy

19. Ismael’s Ghosts
Directed By: Arnaud Desplechin

“The story follows a filmmaker whose life is sent into a tailspin by the return of a former lover just as he is about to embark on the shoot of a new film.”

Starring: Marion Cotillard, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Louis Garrel

Genre: Drama

20. Last Flag Flying
Directed By: Richard Linklater


Starring:  Bryan Cranston, Steve Carell, Laurence Fishburne

Genre: Comedy, Drama

21. Lean on Pete
Directed By: Andrew Haigh

“A young boy embarks on a perilous journey in search of his long-lost aunt and a possible home, his only companion the stolen racehorse Lean on Pete.”

Starring:  Travis Fimmel, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi

Genre: Drama

22. Logan Lucky
Directed By: Steven Soderbergh

“Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina.”

Starring:  Katherine Waterston, Adam Driver, Sebastian Stan

Genre: Comedy

23. Loveless
Directed By: Andrey Zvyagintsev

“A couple going through a divorce must team up to find their son who has disappeared during one of their bitter arguments.”

Starring:  Oleg Negin

Genre: Drama

24. Madame Hyde
Directed By: Serge Bozon

“A female-centric version of Robert Louis Stevenson’s famous Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, examining the contemporary education system in this story about a teacher whose demeanor changes after she’s struck by lightning.”

Starring:  Isabelle Huppert, Romain Duris, José Garcia

Genre: Drama

25. Manhunt
Directed By: John Woo

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“Accused of heinous crimes he didn’t commit, a prosecutor sets out on a mission to clear his name.”

Starring:  Tao Okamoto, Jun Kunimura, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi

Genre: Action